Hundreds of thousands travel for days to honor Uganda’s martyrs

Hundreds of thousands travel for days to honor Uganda’s martyrs

Father Michael Galuppi, pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel and St. Ambrose in Endicott, and Father Charles Opondo-Owora, pastor of St. James Church in Johnson City, took part in two remarkable events in June, concelebrating two Masses that annually draw hundreds of thousands of people to Uganda’s Shrine of the Holy Martyrs in Namugongo, near the capital, Kampala.

Binghamton church continues Feast Days tradition

Binghamton church continues Feast Days tradition

BINGHAMTON — For 105 years, St. Mary of the Assumption in Binghamton has been carrying on the tradition of hosting annual Parish Feast Days in honor of Our Blessed Mother Mary. The festivities go on all weekend and consist of a church bazaar, a Mass of the...
St. Mary’s holds procession for Assumption feast

St. Mary’s holds procession for Assumption feast

BALDWINSVILLE — Every year at the Feast of the Assumption, St. Mary’s parish holds a procession from the church to the lock in the village and back, escorted by local fire and police departments. During this multi-generational event, members of the parish...
Singers sought for Diocesan Festival Choir

Singers sought for Diocesan Festival Choir

Performance of Faure’s Requiem Mass set for Nov. 17 at cathedral Singers and students (16 and older) from all parishes are sought to join the Diocesan Festival Choir for its second annual free performance at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in...
Free organ concert slated for Sept. 29 at basilica in Syracuse

Free organ concert slated for Sept. 29 at basilica in Syracuse

Organist and composer Dr. Jonathan Embry, music director at Most Holy Rosary Church in Syracuse, will offer a free world-class organ program 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Syracuse. He will be playing the basilica’s restored E.M....
Juhanna Rogers, Ph.D., named 2019 ‘Mover & Shaker’

Juhanna Rogers, Ph.D., named 2019 ‘Mover & Shaker’

Juhanna Rogers, Ph.D., will be honored with the “Mover & Shaker” award at Catholic Charities of Onondaga County’s annual Salt City Shaker Oct. 24. The “Mover & Shaker” award is presented to a community leader who lives out the...

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